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China Airlines orders six 777-300ERs from Boeing

China Airlines orders six 777-300ERs from Boeing

24 December 2012 Airline News

Boeing and China Airlines have today announced an order for six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order is valued at approximately $2 billion at list prices. The new airplanes will become the first 777s to join China Airlines’ fleet.

China Airlines launches new mobile services

China Airlines launches new mobile services

23 June 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

China Airlines (CAL) has released a brand-new free “CI Mobile App” for users of the increasingly popular Apple iPhone providing “CI Mobile” service and convenience anytime and anywhere. The new service can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store, where users can easily find it by texting “CI.”

SkyTeam welcomes China Airlines

SkyTeam welcomes China Airlines

30 September 2011 Airline News

SkyTeam has welcomed China Airlines as its 15th member. The airline, also one of the world’s leading cargo carriers, becomes the first Taiwanese airline to join SkyTeam.

China Airlines offers Taipei-Osaka-New York service

China Airlines offers Taipei-Osaka-New York service

26 April 2011 Airline News

China Airlines has confirmed it will alter its services between Taipei and New York with a stop over in Osaka, Japan, instead of Anchorage, Alaska. CAL will operate three round-trip flights per week on the route untilising Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

Authorities in Beijing have unveiled plans for a mega aviation infrastructure construction spree that includes 45 new airports over the next five years. Industry regulator, the Civil Aviation Administration, said the new investments would take China’s total number of airports to 220. However concerns have been raised about overcapacity, given that most of the country’s existing airports are currently loss-making.

China Airlines joins SkyTeam

China Airlines joins SkyTeam

17 September 2010 Airline News

China Airlines has confirmed its intention to join the SkyTeam network in mid-2011. The airline – the flag carrier of Taiwan – will follow in the footsteps of China Eastern which signed an agreement to join SkyTeam earlier this year.

New cross-strait flights launched by China Airlines

New cross-strait flights launched by China Airlines

27 April 2010 Press Release Airline News

Taiwanese national carrier, China Airlines and its subsidiary, Mandarin Airlines, have announced plans to fly a larger aircraft between Taipei and mainland China. This move follows growing demand from travellers seeking more cross-strait flights